Dive into the “States of Work” weekly roundup of state and local labor and employment developments. Teachers in two troubled Arkansas school districts lost job protections, while looking ahead to the new year, a couple of states may add restrictions on noncompete clauses, Colorado will consider a pay equity bill, and some minimum wage increases are on tap.
Arkansas Board Waives Teacher Protections
Little Rock and Pine Bluff, Ark., school teachers no longer get due process protections under the Teacher Fair Dismissal Act, following a school board vote.
The Arkansas Board of Education voted 6-3 on Dec. 20 to waive...